Articles tagged with: Thesis defence

  • Sept 16 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Jordan Fazio

    Master of Science thesis defence, Physics

    Mr. Jordan Fazio, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Physics, will defend his thesis titled “An Analogue of the Laplace-Runge-Lenz Vector for Timelike Geodesics in Schwarzschild Spacetime” on Monday, September 16 at 1pm in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Robert Carlone, Chair; Stephen Anco, Supervisor; Cristina Stoica, External Examiner (Wildred Laurier University); and Bozidar Mitrovic and Edward Sternin, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 18 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. HamidReza Nayeri

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. HamidReza Nayeri, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Physics, will defend his thesis titled “Travelling Wave Solutions on a Non-zero Background for the Generalized Korteweg-de Vries Equation” on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. in WH 147.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Stephen Anco, Supervisor; Olga Trichtchenko, External Examiner (University of Western Ontario); and Kirill Samokhin and Edward Sternin, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 24 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Hayden Foy

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Hayden Foy, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Application of Density Functional Theory to Study the Mechanism of Alkali Metal Enolate Oxidation by N-sulfonyloxaziridines, Umpolung Amide Synthesis from Halo-Amino-Nitro Alkanes, Alkali-Metal Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones, and Asymmetric Catalyzed Aza-Henry Reactions” on Tuesday, September 24 at 9 a.m. in WH 147.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Travis Dudding, Supervisor; Nicholas Mosey, External Examiner (Queen’s University); and Melanie Pilkington and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 2 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Richard M. Le Sueur

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    Mr. Richard M. Le Sueur, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Synthesis and Investigation of Light Responsive Molecules Containing Cyclopropenium Ions” on Wednesday, October 2 at 2 p.m. in WH 147.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Travis Dudding, Supervisor; James L. Gleason, the External Examiner  (McGill University); and Martin Lemaire and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 3 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Paul Michael Pilkington

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Paul Michael Pilkington, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “The Rise of Green Algae: Using Algal Palynomorphs as Proxies of Natural Events and Anthropogenic Activities” on Thursday, October 3 at 1 p.m. in MC D319.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Francine McCarthy, Supervisor; Laurent de Verteuil, External Examiner (P.Geo CPG, President Mundo Nuevo Limited); and Martin J. Head and Richard Cheel, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 7 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Tianyu (William) Dong

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Tianyu (William) Dong, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Development of Field-deployable Nucleic Acid Testing Platforms” on Monday, October 7 at 1p.m. in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Feng Li, Supervisor; Tao Huan, the External Examiner (University of British Columbia); and Arthur Van Der Est and Tomas Hudlicky, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 8 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Ms. Kailey Meehan

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Ms. Kailey Meehan, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biotechnology, will defend her thesis titled “The Development of a Time-Resolved, Vesicle-Based, Fluorescence Assay for the Activity of the Lipid Kinase Pik1″ on Tuesday, October 8 at 9 a.m. in Plaza 600F.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Jeffrey Atkinson, Supervisor; Julie A. Brill, External Examiner (University of Toronto); and Paul Zelisko and Aleksandar Necakov, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 11 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mr. Patrick Zaprzala

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Patrick Zaprzala, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Role of Exopolysaccharide in Pantoea agglomerans Interactions with Bacteriophages” on Wednesday, September 11 at 11 a.m. in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Alan Castle, Supervisor; Hany Anany, External Examiner (Guelph Research and Development Centre, AAFC); and Antonet Svircev and Aleksandar Necakov, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 9 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Justin Mark Bridgeman

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Justin Mark Bridgeman, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Behavioural Thermoregulation and Escape Behaviour: Investigating the Impact of Climate Change on Round Gobies” on Monday, September 9 at 9 a.m. in Cairns 207.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Glenn Tattersall, Supervisor; Dennis M. Higgs, External Examiner (University of Windsor); and Patricia A. Wright (University of Guelph), Gaynor Spencer and Liette Vasseur, Committee Members.

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  • Aug 22 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Devin Patrick Ward

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Devin Patrick Ward, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Engineering Optogenetic Control of Endocytic Recycling: Controlling Rab11 Function in Drosophila melanogaster using Engineered Light-Responsive Nanobodies” on Thursday, August 22 at 9 a.m. in PLZ 600F.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Aleksandar Necakov, Supervisor; Roger Jacobs, External Examiner (McMaster University); and Alan Castle and Heather Gordon, Committee Members.

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